Lien-Hang Nguyen was quoted in the Wall Street Journal‘s “With Vietnam, History Repeats Itself.”
Columbia University Libraries were awarded a grant to digitize Manuscripts of the Muslim World, Islamic manuscripts and paintings dating from 1000-1900. The Free Library of Philadelphia will lead the project, in partnership with Columbia University Libraries, the University of Pennsylvania, Haverford College, and Bryn Mawr College. Manan Ahmed has contributed to the cataloging process.
Carol Gluck Talks to BBC World News About Japan and South Korea’s Comfort Women Dispute.
Charles Armstrong was quoted in The New York Times‘ “Korean War, a ‘Forgotten’ Conflict That Shaped the Modern World.”
Charles Armstrong was quoted in Newsweek‘s “South Korea Predicts North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Will Hold Talks With the U.S. in 2018 Despite Nuclear Threats.”
Susan Pedersen was quoted in The New York Times‘ “Mike Huckabee Says Trump Is Like Churchill. Historians Disagree.”
“Columbia University has received a $1 million grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation to create web-based, interactive maps of Manhattan and Brooklyn during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The three-year project is a collaboration of Columbia’s History Department and the Center for Spatial Research in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP).” Mae Ngai and Rebecca Kobrin are two of three principal investigators for the project.
Mark Mazower‘s new book What You Did Not Tell was reviewed on World Socialist Web Site.
The War Childhood Museum in Sarajevo won the 2018 Council of Europe Museum Prize, one of the two main annual awards for European museums. Harun Buljina, PhD Student, authored the proposal for this new prize.
Frank Guridy‘s article, “What’s Good For Boyle Heights Has Been Good at the Los Angeles Coliseum,” was featured in Kalfou, a Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies.